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Kitchen Aid 22 cu. ft. Stainless Steel Fridge with ice and w
Fridge looks great and works good. My wife and I are mostly pleased with it but we found these little caveats with it. Be careful when adjusting foot levelers, as manual states to...Read complete review
Fridge looks great and works good. My wife and I are mostly pleased with it but we found these little caveats with it. Be careful when adjusting foot levelers, as manual states to use a 3/8" wrench to adjust, when it really requires a 1/4" wrench. If you use a 3/8" wrench on the heads that are 3/8" you will strip these bolts which are structural bolts and not levelers. Also the water dispenser does not dispense cold water. The 100 ft. of coiled tubing which is used as a reservoir only holds about 6-8 oz. of water. After the first cup of water at maybe 60 deg F. the next cups are at the same temp as your kitchen faucet at about 65 deg F. Good cold water should be in the 40 deg F range. The inside drawers and shelves do not seem to be very heavy duty and operate flimsy. My previous kitchen Aid fridge (about 16 years old) was very well built inside. Once in a while the ice cube dispenser gets clogged up and you have to go inside the freezer, remove the ice box container and clear out the shaft leading to the outside. Lastly the serial number on the fridge did not match the serial number on the paper work I received with the fridge.
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Lack of quality control at the facory
Refrigerator arrived and installer said unit is now running properly only to discover a few days later that it was not cooling when the retailer's serviceman found that the compressor had not been wired at...Read complete review
Refrigerator arrived and installer said unit is now running properly only to discover a few days later that it was not cooling when the retailer's serviceman found that the compressor had not been wired at all at the factory. We lost about $ 200 of food but Kitchenaid would only reimburse us $100 after several calls and haggling with customer service. Overall very disappointing on both quality control and poor customer service. quality
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Maximum area for smaller unit
from Sumner, WA
Comments about KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Side-By-Side Refrigerator:
Ice dispenser keeps freezing up & jams (4 times since we got the unit). It's a big & messy job to free it up requiring hot water poured through the unit.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Suki World
from Marysville, WA
Happy with the new refrigerator. It makes a few noises now and then but all in all, I'm quite happy with it.
from Lancaster County, PA, United States
When dispensing ice, unless you are leave glass under dispenser after pushing, you will have ice on the floor. Other problem is I have found that cheese gets moldy very quickly in the deli keeper.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
So far, so good
from Waterford, WI, United States
We've had this fridge now close to 2months, it's been great. Really like the efficient use of space. My last fridge was 36" wide, but I feel like this has nearly the same amount of storage. Hooked up the icemaker to an RO system and it's perfect.
Fit and Finish very Nice
By gary n tish
from Kingsport, TN, United States
I have used this refrigerator for about a month now and I am well pleased with it. Its appearance/finish is great. Had a missing shelf, 1 fridge, 1 freeezer, and the deli drawer, but KitchenAid has promptly sent us the missing parts. Well pleased with their customer support.
from Long Isalnd, NY
Very Happy with the purchase of our new refrgerator. Well built.
Perfect fit for our kitchen.
from Wisconsin, United States
Needed to find a refrigerator that would fit into a tight space....and have all the bells and whistles......met our needs.
Great features and fits our space
By W in Munster
from Munster, IN, United States
This refrigerator is loaded with great features, such as drip-free shelves, easy to understand and operate controls, and LED lighting; and it was the perfect size to fit in our cabinetry. Love the in-door water and ice feature.
Roomier than I expected!
from Pittsburgh, PA, United States
I love this refrigerator!!! It is roomy enough for our family of 4 and makes more ice than we can possibly use and we use a LOT of ice!!! So glad I purchased this refrigerator!!!!
Very roomy and sleek!
from Cranston, RI, United States
I purchased this 2 weeks prior to Thanksgiving when my former refrigerator of 20 years broke. I was hosting 20 family members for Thanksgiving Dinner so I was panicked. Plus my cabinets around the refrigerator are very limited. I love the roominess inside and the sleekness on the outside.
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